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Job posting: Undergraduate Research Archivist, University of Kentucky

UK Libraries is seeking an Undergraduate Research Archivist to lead the successful SCRC Learning Lab Internship Program. The Learning Lab is a center of primary source research, experiential learning, and professional skills training. It is a competitive undergraduate internship program … Continue reading

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Job posting: Research Services Archivist, University of Kentucky

UK Libraries is  seeking an Archivist who will manage the Special Collections Research Center’s research services, public access and outreach, and Aeon workflows. The successful candidate will also maintain a high level of professional development and engagement. Deadline is May … Continue reading

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J. Franklin Jameson Archival Advocacy Award

Society of American Archivists (Please excuse cross-postings.) The J. Franklin Jameson Archival Advocacy Award Subcommittee of the Society of American Archivists seeks nominations for the 2016 award. http://www2.archivists.org/governance/handbook/section12-jameson Established in 1989, this award honors an individual, institution, or organization that … Continue reading

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SAA Survey

SAA is gathering employment data relating to archivists and the archives profession. Your participation will help us better understand the current employment landscape and inform our advocacy efforts. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey, and spread the … Continue reading

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Public input sought for state’s long-term historic preservation plan

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Public input is being requested for a new five-year strategic plan outlining goals and objectives for helping preserve historic buildings and other sites in the Commonwealth through 2020. The Kentucky Heritage Council/State Historic Preservation Office (KHC) has … Continue reading

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#AskAnArchivist Day!

On October 30, archivists around the country will take to Twitter to respond to questions tweeted with the hashtag #AskAnArchivist. Take this opportunity to engage via your personal and/or institutional Twitter accounts and to respond to questions posed directly to you or … Continue reading

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“For the Record” Spring/Summer Newsletter

The latest edition of the Friends of Kentucky Public Archives, Inc. newsletter is available at http://kdla.ky.gov/researchers/Documents/springtosummer2014.pdf. Included in this newsletter is information on the new State Records Center and registration for the upcoming Kentucky Archives Institute.

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NHPRC Seeks comment on proposed new programming

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission has been revising its grant programs to better reflect the way people are accessing and using historical records, the goals of the National Archives for public access and open government, and the goal of … Continue reading

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